Chicken Afritada

Chicken Afritada is stewed until completely delicate in a new tomato-based sauce with potatoes, carrots, and ringer peppers. This exemplary Filipino stew is not difficult to make and spending plan cordial yet good and delightful. Ideal for family suppers and extraordinary events!

Chicken Afritada is an exemplary Filipino stew made of hamburger, pork, chicken, or fish braised in pureed tomatoes with potatoes, carrots, and ringer peppers. It is a delightful and good dish that is regularly served for ordinary family dinners and exceptional events.

Chicken–Bone-in chicken works best in this formula as it brings a more profound character. In the event that you favor boneless, pick thigh filets as the bosom can turn dry and chewy in the lethargic cooking measure.

Roma Tomatoes–utilize ready tomatoes as they’re better and juicier

Vegetables–potatoes, carrots, chime peppers, and sweet peas broaden servings and add tone and surface.

Chicken Afritada

While I utilize canned pureed tomatoes for pork afritada, I lean toward new tomatoes for my chicken rendition. It might involve somewhat more exertion than opening a can, however it brings a specific newness and profundity of flavor that merits the additional work.

Chicken Afritada

To make the afritadang manok super unique for a party, I like to add delicious pineapples, which bring a fruity pleasantness that supplements the exquisite kinds of the dish. Filipino-style wieners, ham, or Vienna frankfurters are a fun and scrumptious expansion to effortlessly broaden servings.

Cut the potatoes and carrots into uniform size to guarantee in any event, cooking. Sauté them prior to adding to the stew to assist them with keeping shape and from self-destructing.

On the off chance that you lean toward a thicker sauce, add about a tablespoon of tomato glue.

Chicken Afritada is delightful as a fundamental dish for lunch or supper with steamed rice. It’s additionally extraordinary for gatherings or exceptional social occasions and is certain group pleaser!

Store extras in an impermeable holder and refrigerate for as long as three days or freeze for as long as 2 months.

To warm, place in a pot and hotness over medium hotness to an inside temperature of 165 F.


1/4 cup canola oil

2 medium potatoes, stripped and quartered

1 enormous carrot, stripped and cut into solid shapes

1/2 little red chime pepper, cored and cut into 1/2-inch thick strips

1/2 little green ringer pepper, cored and cut into 1/2-inch thick strips

4 pounds chicken, cut into serving pieces

1 little onion, stripped and cut daintily

3 cloves garlic, stripped and minced

6 huge Roma tomatoes

1 tablespoon fish sauce

1 cup water

1/2 cup frozen sweet peas defrosted

salt and pepper to taste

In a container over medium hotness, heat oil.

Add potatoes and carrots and cook, turning more than once, until gently sautéed. Eliminate from container and channel on paper towels.

Eliminate overabundance oil from skillet with the exception of around 2 tablespoons.

Add ringer peppers and cook for around 30 to 45 seconds. Eliminate from container and channel on paper towels.

Add chicken and cook, turning on sides more than once, until daintily seared yet not cooked through.

Add onions and garlic and cook until relaxed.

Add tomatoes and cook, squashing consistently with back spoon until mellowed and discharge juices.

Add fish sauce and cook for around 1 to 2 minutes.

Add water and heat to the point of boiling.

Lower hotness, cover, and cook for around 20 to 30 minutes or until chicken is cooked through and sauce is thickened to wanted consistency.

Add potatoes and carrots and keep on cooking until fork-delicate.

Add chime peppers and sweet peas. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes or until green peas are warmed through and chime peppers are delicate yet fresh.

Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve hot.

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